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Old 03-28-2006, 11:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Right i got some arctic silver 5 from overclockers - beginning to wish i bought from ebay.

It says i need high-purity isopropyl alcohol.. ok what the **** is it and what ordinary daily item can i use to remove the average stuff that was put on a AMD athlon x2 4800+ as manufactured?
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high-purity isopropyl alcohol is rubbing alcohol. just get 80%+
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Old 03-28-2006, 12:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Can kitchen paper do to wipe the processor?

I also wish people when making suggestions tell me i needed this alcohol stuff at the start i would of bought it all in a bunch from ebay for really cheap
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I use goof off and it works great. paper towels work but make sure no paper residue is left on the chip or heatsink.
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the blue industrial rolls of towels are really good for not leaving anything behing
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q-tip and alcohol are the best.
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coffee filter works pretty good too.
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I believe you could buy that alcohol from a grocery store or pharmacy. Its rubbing alcohol, or nail polish remover..
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q-tip and alcohol are the best.
Anti Static Wipes & THIS work better then anything on the planet... nubius.... lol

Loaded with crap < TO > clean enough to eat off of in about 15 seconds.
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just get this.... it gets it off
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835100010
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